DLZ Corporation

  • Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    # of Openings
    Civil Engineering
  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has a rewarding Entry Level Geotechnical Engineering opportunity in Columbus OH!


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Conduct geotechnical fieldwork including soil borings and analysis, groundwater investigations and sampling, in-situ subsurface testing, and geotechnical-related construction monitoring and recommendations.
    • Perform field and laboratory testing of soils, concrete, and other construction materials as needed.
    • Provide support to subsurface exploration (drilling) activities as needed.
    • Analyze and interpret field and laboratory information.
    • Data gathering, organization, and interpretation of subsurface conditions in support of site development.
    • Under the direction of senior engineers assist with the preparation of geotechnical recommendations for bridges, retaining walls, levees, and dams.
    • Provide computer aided design (CAD) support on a regular basis.
    • Writing drafts of field reports, inspection/engineering reports, and technical specifications.
    • Preparing construction plans.
    • Communicating effectively and efficiently with contractors, clients, and team members.
    • Provide clear and concise documentation of all construction project activities and quantities.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Company Health and Safety Plan.
    • Travel may be required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, prefer emphasis in geotechnical engineering.
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) (or ability to obtain within 6 months) with the goal to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) License
    • AutoCAD and MicroStation desired.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including; Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and comply with all applicable safety codes and requirements


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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